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French Documentary on French Bashing

09.10.2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

“French Bashing” a documentary by Jean-Baptiste Péretié, Canal+ was aired in France on September 9th 2015. It features interviews Jack Straw, Hubert Védrine, Jean-David Levitte, Sir Edward Leigh, Maurice Lévy, John Malkovich, Yann Barthes, Adam Gopnik, Justin Vaïsse to name a few and covers the many stereotypes we denounced on over the last decade and a ...

Well, well, well …

01.18.2015 · Posted in Elected officials, Glenn Beck, News, Politics, Quotes

It’s been a horrid few days. The nature of the events of January 7th left us in shock and we’re slowly coming to terms with the gravity of what happened in France. Around the world, shows of support and solidarity were numerous and most welcome. And then, came the hypocrites. Senator Roy Blunt 2003: “Do ...

About Miquelon.org

12.26.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Miquelon.org is a watchdog group dedicated to documenting Anti-French activity in news and entertainment. Miquelon.org’s activities are purely academic and charitable in nature. We were most active from 2003 to 2007 at the height of French Bashing and anti-French sentiment in the United States of America. While anti-French outbursts have become far and few between, ...

BuzzFeed and French Clichés

04.11.2014 · Posted in Pop Culture, Ten years later

From BuzzFeed.com, here is “Les pires clichés sur la France véhiculés par les Anglo-Saxons”. We’ll forgive the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ reference, an appellation no more relevant that the French being “Gallo-Franks” and take this opportunity to thank Anais Bordages and Marie Telling for this compendium of clichés. Their entry features : « Foux Da Fa Fa » ...

In French …

01.15.2014 · Posted in En français

“La France sert de repoussoir aux Américains. C’est un pays commode en matière de comparaisons, avec des clichés des deux côtés. Quand les Français réduisent les Etats-Unis à l’obésité, la malbouffe, le racisme et l’obsession du travail, les Américains voient en la France un pays paresseux, fait de luxe et de snobisme, avec un gouvernement ...